Apple Pie


This is a sweet, tart and delicious apple pie. Guaranteed to please. Be sure to use Granny Smith apples since they work the best.

8 servings


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest

  • 7 cups thinly sliced apples

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie

  • 4 tablespoons milk (Optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Mix together the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon peel.

  3. Line one crust in a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Layer 1/3 of apples into pie crust. Sprinkle with sugar mixture and repeat until done. Sprinkle with lemon juice and dot with butter.

  4. Place second pie crust on top of filling and flute the edges. Cut vents in top crust and brush with milk for a glazed appearance if desired.

  5. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

382 Calories
17g Fat
57g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 382
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 248mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 163mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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